Already have a Bachelor's Degree? Start the EKU Online Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Paralegal Studies
If you are you interested in the Paralegal field and hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, the EKU Online post-bachelor's certificate in Paralegal studies may be for you.
This certificate is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in another field from a regionally accredited institution. The undergraduate certificate program is 31 credit hours and can generally be completed in two or three semesters, depending on when you start your studies.
Because students already hold a bachelor’s degree, this intensive program focuses on skillsets that are necessary to be successful in this highly competitive field. Throughout the program students will learn essential topics including legal research and writing, litigation, and professional ethics. In addition to the essential courses, specialty topics include family law, real estate and bankruptcy, criminal law, and many more.
Paralegals are an essential part of the legal system. Completion of the program will not only set you up as a competitive Paralegal applicant but will also complement the bachelor's degree you already hold. Interested in becoming an attorney? This Certificate Program, along with other individual state requirements, could qualify you to sit for the LSTAT exam that determines admission to Law School.
Published on April 15, 2014